Tahiti

Photo: Goddard Space Flight Center, Tahiti

Tahiti is the largest island in the Windward group of French Polynesia, located in the southern Pacific Ocean. The island is located 4,400 kilometers (2,734 miles) south of Hawaii, 7,900 kilometers (4,909 miles) from Chile and 5,700 kilometers (3,542 miles) from Australia and 6,612 kilometers (4,108 miles) west of Los Angeles.

Headlines
http://www.transitionsabroad.com/publications/magazine/0111/higgins.shtml
Captain Cook, Tahiti, and Venus – Pacific Island Parks
Captain Cook, Tahiti, and Venus

Buzzword Bingo
Canoe – CFP francFlowers – Geckos – Helva – Marae – Music – Noni – Nono (Sand Fly) – Pareu – Paul Gauguin – Polynesia – Tattoo

Tourism Portals
Tahiti TourismTwitterFacebookYouTube

Other Forums
Tahiti and French Polynesia
http://www.tahitiguide.com/

Radio
Polynésie 1èreFacebook

Flickr
http://www.flickr.com/photos/pacificislandparks

YouTube
eTahitiTravel

Currency
http://coinmill.com/XPF_calculator.html
CFP_franc

Food
Fruits and vegetables

Tahitian Language
The Tahitian language (Reo Tahiti) is an Eastern Polynesian language closely related to the other indigenous languages spoken in French Polynesia: Marquesan, Tuamotuan, Mangarevan, and Austral Islands languages. It is also related to the Rarotongan, New Zealand Māori and Hawaiian languages.
Tahitian (te reo tahiti/te reo Māʼohi)
Académie Tahitienne
Tahitian_language
Tahitian_phrasebook

Vocabulary
http://www.tahititravel.com/language.html
Maururu – Thank you
Nanu – Goodbye (telephone conversation)

Transportation
AirtahitinuiFacebookTwitter
Air tahiti
http://www.aremiti.net
http://www.raromatai-express.com

Transit of Venus
http://www.venus-tahiti2012.org.pf/fr/Accueil.html
James Cook and the Transit of Venus
History of the transit of Venus
#TransitofVenus

Geology
This island is part of a volcanic chain formed by the northwestward movement of the Pacific Plate over a fixed hotspot. Tahiti consists of two old volcanoes—Tahiti-Nui in the northwest and Tahiti-Iti in the southeast—linked by an isthmus.

Wikipedia
Tahiti
Music of Tahiti
Transit of Venus, 2012

Bora Bora
Bora Bora – Tahiti-tourisme

Papeete
Papeete
ville-papeete.pf

Poe Island
http://www.poeislandtour.com

Elsewhere on the Web
Tahiti heritage
Etahititravel
Local time in Papeete
Weather
L’Institut d’Emission d’Outre-Mer (IEOM)
Tahiti.tv
http://www.tahitiguide.com
http://www.petitesannonces.pf
http://www.calgaryherald.com/travel/Tahiti+quick+guide/7529833/story.html

News
Tahiti – Google News
http://www.mooreanews.com/
http://tahitinews.co/
http://www.tahiti-pacifique.com/

Planeta.com

Islands

Pacific Ocean

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